N.Y. Domestic Relations Law Section 82
Powers and duties of such guardians

Every such disposition, from the time it takes effect, shall vest in the person to whom made, if he accepts the appointment, all the rights and powers, and subject him to all the duties and obligations of a guardian of such minor, and shall be valid and effectual against every other person claiming the custody and tuition of such minor, as guardian in socage or otherwise. He may take the custody and charge of the tuition of such minor, and may maintain all proper actions for the wrongful taking or detention of the minor, and shall recover damages in such actions for the benefit of his ward. He shall also take the custody and management of the personal estate of such minor and the profits of his real estate, during the time for which such disposition shall have been made, and may bring such actions in relation thereto as a guardian in socage might by law.

Source: Section 82 — Powers and duties of such guardians, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/DOM/82 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

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